Quantlab is looking for an exceptional Trading Infrastructure Architect in Houston, TX, Chicago, IL, Jersey City, NJ or New York, NY. You will have an extremely important role for our business and our team to ensure we continue to stay on the cutting edge of the latest technology. You will get the chance to bring intellect, enthusiasm and the ability to execute to the team. This is the ideal job if you are looking to apply systems and networking expertise to challenging and unique trading environments.
What you'll do:
Design and document low latency trading infrastructure that will include low latency networks, systems, and site-to-site connectivity
Keep up with the latest technology and identify opportunities to improve trading platform performance
Work with cross functional teams to maintain an infrastructure roadmap for one or more trading strategies
Meet with vendors, exchanges and industry peers to fully understand the technology used in markets where Quantlab trades
Drive lab testing of commercial and custom hardware and software to measure potential benefit to trading strategies
Lead infrastructure projects from design to documentation and delivery
What you'll have:
Work experience with trading technologies
Solid Linux and Networking Skills
Strong understanding of modern server hardware
Presentation and documentation skills for the sharing of technical concepts with mixed audiences including senior leadership
Must have the ability and desire to work collaboratively
Familiarity with low latency hardware solutions for networking and data processing
Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
Experience with using Wireless RF networks in financial trading
Vendor management experience including pricing and service level negotiations
Automation of operations and monitoring using orchestration tools, scripting, or programming
Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in relevant field
What you'll get:
The unique opportunity to work alongside talented and passionate experts who take pride in delivering results.
Attractive compensation and bonus structure
Generous benefit plan structure including an option for fully paid health insurance premiums for individuals
Company paid lunch
Training and development opportunities
Pre-tax transportation contributions
Who we are:
Quantlab is a quantitative trading firm where Technology and Scientific Research are central to our business and key to our success. Founded in 1998, Quantlab is a pioneer in quantitative algorithmic trading with a strong track record of consistent profitability under varying market conditions. Behind our success is our people. We hire some of the smartest and most passionate programmers and quants in the world.
The firm is privately held with headquarters in Houston, and offices in Boston, Chicago, Denver, New Jersey, New York, and Amsterdam. We are 1 part Wall Street, 2 parts software development firm, 3 parts Los Alamos National Laboratory, and 4 parts Tony Stark's garage.
Why you should work with us:
Quantlab is constantly pushing the boundaries of technology, from high performance computing clusters attached to petabytes of storage, to ultra-low latency hardware, to highly optimized operating systems. Team members at Quantlab enjoy the collaborative and results driven atmosphere. We follow the mantra of "we can do it better." Quantlab attracts very talented people who bring innovative and interdisciplinary solutions to trading. Our casual environment has an entrepreneurial spirit that encourages creativity, agility, and continuous improvement. Quantlab is a place "where the best get better."